Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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WWUS43 KDMX 261516
WSWDMX

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
916 AM CST WED NOV 26 2014

...MODERATE SNOWFALL EXPECTED TODAY...

.SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING AND INTO THE AFTERNOON BEFORE
TAPERING OFF...WITH WINDS INCREASING AS THE SNOW ENDS. SOME MINOR
BLOWING SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AS WELL...WHICH COULD
IMPACT TRAVEL.

IAZ004>006-015-016-023>025-035-036-047-261800-
/O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0022.000000T0000Z-141126T1800Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-
WRIGHT-WEBSTER-HAMILTON-BOONE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ESTHERVILLE...ALGONA...FOREST CITY...
LAKE MILLS...EMMETSBURG...GARNER...BRITT...KANAWHA...POCAHONTAS...
LAURENS...ROLFE...FONDA...GILMORE CITY...HUMBOLDT...EAGLE GROVE...
CLARION...BELMOND...FORT DODGE...WEBSTER CITY...BOONE
916 AM CST WED NOV 26 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST
TODAY...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...LIGHT SNOW WITH BRIEF PERIODS OF INCREASING
  INTENSITY CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH THE REMINDER OF THE MORNING
  HOURS. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY TAPERING OFF BY EARLY
  AFTERNOON.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTALS OF 4 TO 5 INCHES.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY...NORTHERLY AT 10 TO 15 MPH...AND
  INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH AND GUSTY BY THIS AFTERNOON.
  VISIBILITIES MAY BE REDUCED TO AROUND ONE MILE AT TIMES WITH THE
  SNOW.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED SLIPPERY ROADS ARE EXPECTED WITH ICY
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS. SOME MINOR BLOWING SNOW MAY OCCUR IN THE
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING. DRIVE SAFELY AND EXPECT LONGER TRAVEL
  TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

ANY REPORTS OF SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE MUCH APPRECIATED AND CAN BE
RELAYED DIRECTLY TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE USING TWITTER
HANDLE NWS DES MOINES...HASHTAG NWSDMX OR POST TO THE NWS DES
MOINES FACEBOOK PAGE.

&&

$$

IAZ007-017-026>028-037>039-048>050-061-062-262330-
/O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0022.000000T0000Z-141127T0000Z/
WORTH-CERRO GORDO-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-
STORY-MARSHALL-TAMA-JASPER-POWESHIEK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NORTHWOOD...MANLY...MASON CITY...
CLEAR LAKE...HAMPTON...PARKERSBURG...CLARKSVILLE...SHELL ROCK...
GREENE...APLINGTON...ALLISON...DUMONT...WAVERLY...IOWA FALLS...
ELDORA...ACKLEY...GRUNDY CENTER...REINBECK...CONRAD...DIKE...
WELLSBURG...WATERLOO...CEDAR FALLS...AMES...MARSHALLTOWN...TAMA...
TOLEDO...TRAER...DYSART...GLADBROOK...NEWTON...GRINNELL
916 AM CST WED NOV 26 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...MODERATE SNOW IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE LATE MORNING
  HOURS.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTALS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY...EASTERLY AT 10 TO 15 MPH...TURNING TO
  NORTH AT 15 TO 25 MPH AND GUSTY LATE THIS AFTERNOON. VISIBILITY
  MAY BE REDUCED TO ONE HALF MILE TO ONE MILE AT TIMES WITH THE
  SNOW.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED SLIPPERY ROADS ARE EXPECTED WITH ICY
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS. SOME MINOR BLOWING SNOW MAY OCCUR LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING. DRIVE SAFELY AND EXPECT LONGER
  TRAVEL TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

ANY REPORTS OF SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE MUCH APPRECIATED AND CAN BE
RELAYED DIRECTLY TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE USING TWITTER
HANDLE NWS DES MOINES...HASHTAG NWSDMX OR POST TO THE NWS DES
MOINES FACEBOOK PAGE.

&&

$$

MJB


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